Maggie Coblentz

Space Exploration Initiative
  • Research Specialist

Maggie Coblentz is a researcher and designer at the MIT Space Exploration Initiative. Here, she explores food and gastronomy in space. Her designs and flight experiments investigate the culture of food in extreme environments on and off-Earth, zero gravity cooking, and space “terroir" and flavour. 

Maggie has a background in industrial design, fashion, and jewellery design, with a Master of Industrial Design form the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Maggie has been a guest lecturer at RISD, Berklee College of Music, Parsons School of Design, New York University (NYU), and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC). 

Currently, Maggie is a Guest Researcher in the R&D division of the restaurant Alchemist in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

Maggie Coblentz is a researcher and designer at the MIT Space Exploration Initiative. Here, she explores food and gastronomy in space. Her designs and flight experiments investigate the culture of food in extreme environments on and off-Earth, zero gravity cooking, and space “terroir" and flavour. 

Maggie has a background in industrial design, fashion, and jewellery design, with a Master of Industrial Design form the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Maggie has been a guest lecturer at RISD, Berklee College of Music, Parsons School of Design, New York University (NYU), and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC). 

Currently, Maggie is a Guest Researcher in the R&D division of the restaurant Alchemist in Copenhagen, Denmark.